All posts by Sam Draut

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    Seven Cards selected in MLB Draft

    By Sam Draut– The University of Louisville baseball team plays this weekend for a chance to make its third trip to the College World Series in four years, and this time, as the only school to have three...

    • Posted June 9, 2016
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    Baseball advances to NCAA Super Regional

    By Sam Draut– For the fourth consecutive year, the University of Louisville baseball team is headed to an NCAA Super Regional. The second-ranked Cardinals defeated Wright State 3-1 on Sunday at Jim Patterson Stadium to win the Louisville...

    • Posted June 5, 2016
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  • Corey Ray at bat, potentially one of his last regular regular season plate appearances.
    Baseball win away from Super Regional

    By Sam Draut– The vaunted Louisville lineup scored ten runs in the first three innings of game four in the NCAA Louisville Regional as the second-ranked Cardinals defeated Ohio State 15-3. Brendan McKay pitched 5 and 2/3 innings, allowing three hits...

    • Posted June 4, 2016
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    Petition calls for Ali Statue to replace Confederate Monument

    By Sam Draut– A petition on Change.org proposed a statue of Muhammad Ali, who died yesterday, to replace the controversial Confederate monument on Third Street near the University of Louisville campus. The petition will be delivered to Louisville...

    • Posted June 4, 2016
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  • Duncan may walk away from lasting legacy

    By Matthew Shircliffe– Two years ago in the NBA Finals, the San Antonio Spurs took down defending champions, the Miami Heat, and after the game, Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard went over to coach Gregg Popovich, hugged him...

    • Posted May 14, 2016
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    Lacrosse falls to Northwestern in NCAAs

    By Sam Draut– Lacrosse coach Kellie Young emphasized to her team throughout the year the importance of playing a complete 60 minutes. In the first round of the NCAA tournament against 10th-ranked Northwestern, the Cardinals fell behind 3-0...

    • Posted May 13, 2016
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    Golfer Olivia Cason works her way to NCAA Championship

    By Sam Draut– The spring season for U of L women’s golfer Olivia Cason didn’t begin as well as she would have liked, but the Owensboro, Ky. native will end the season where no Cardinal freshman has...

    • Posted May 13, 2016
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    U of L Business Alumni training Derby favorite

    By Sam Draut & Kyeland Jackson — Former U of L soccer player Jack Sisterson graduated from the College of Business as an equine business major and has now reached the pinnacle of horse racing as Nyquist,...

    • Posted May 6, 2016
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    Cason paces women’s golf in opening round of NCAAs

    By Sam Draut– The U of L women’s golf team shot eight-over-par in the first of three rounds of the NCAA Bryan Regional and finished the day tied for 10th.  Olivia Cason had the best day of play for the five-member...

    • Posted May 5, 2016
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  • Women’s golf prepares for NCAA Championship

    By Sam Draut– After six top-five finishes including victories in the Cardinal Cup and Battle of the Bluegrass State, the  women’s golf team was selected for its third consecutive NCAA Regional appearance. Louisville is one of 18...

    • Posted May 2, 2016
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